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  • Access to water and sanitation for older persons – Celebrating the International Day of Older Persons

    1 Oct 2017 in Events
    by By Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair

    Today, October 1st, we celebrate the International Day of Older Persons. This is a day to celebrate the experience and wisdom of those people in our lives, who have experienced a world that we have not, and who perhaps see today’s world differently from the way that we see it.…

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    Civil society from across Africa unites ahead of Africa Water Week!

    20 Jul 2016 in Events
    by Megan Macgarry (End Water Poverty) et Héloïse Chicou (Assainissement et eau pour tous – SWA)

    What a powerful day it was at the official opening ceremony of the 6th Africa Water Week, in Tanzania, on Monday 18th of July. Highlights of the event included speeches from Lydia Zigomo, Head of Region - East and Pan Africa - at WaterAid who stated that "we have to do business unusual here in…

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    The WASH Revolution Alliance has launched a project called WASHCREDIT in Ghana

    15 Apr 2016 in Country Processes
    by Par David Livingston Azalekor, Coordinateur exécutif, Alliance for Water and Sanitation Revolution en Afrique

    The Alliance for Water and Sanitation Revolution works in Africa and is a network of corporate and individual expertise in WASH sector, both profit and non-profit. The project seeks to directly put water and sanitation in the hands of those who need it most. Ghana is  the 7th most dirtiest country in…

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    How visible will human rights be at the SWA Ministerial Meeting?

    14 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Par Hannah Neumeyer, Chef du département des droits humains, WASH United

    Ministers of water, sanitation and hygiene are meeting in Addis this week to discuss what needs to be done to achieve water and sanitation services for all, always and everywhere. This focus on universal access provides a strong case for examining the human rights framework in the context of water…

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    Creating the capacity to adapt and innovate within national water, sanitation and hygiene sectors

    12 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Par Patrick Moriarty, Directeur Exécutif, IRC

    By 2030 SWA’s 49 partner countries have committed themselves to ensuring that every one of their citizens has access to water, sanitation and hygiene services. What is more, they’ve done this at a time of unique and historically unprecedented change. To deliver on their commitment will mean answering challenges that…

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    Moving Beyond Business as Usual for WASH in the SDG Era

    27 Nov 2015 in Country Processes
    by Julie A. Truelove, Consultante, EAH/WASH et Développement

     A broad cross section of stakeholders including representatives of country ministries of health and finance, donor country agencies, researchers and civil society practitioners gathered at the 2015 UNC Water & Health Conference as the WASH sector embarks upon the era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We’ve had aid effectiveness…

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    What would move the Finance Ministers' hearts?

    14 Jul 2015 in Events
    by Erma Uytewaal et Jeske Verhoeven, IRC

      From 13–16 July 2015, the Third International Conference on Financing for Development will bring together the Heads of States, Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs and development cooperation and other high-level representatives including non-governmental organizations and business sector entities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At the Conference the financing and implementation…

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    From “value-for-money” to eliminating inequalities: how the SDGs will revolutionize financing for development

    13 Jul 2015 in Event Updates
    by Par Catarina de Albuquerque, président exécutif, Assainissement et eau pour tous

    I know it’s a cliché and probably has been said too often but I’ll say it anyway, and with conviction: things are about to change in international development. And for the better! Hopefully, financing will be one of the areas where that change will be most visible. The success of…

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    Making Sanitation for all a reality in Africa

    20 May 2015 in Events
    by Par Rehema Aanyu, Liaison & Networking Officer, UWASNET

    A week before the 4th AfricaSan Conference in Dakar, Senegal, I was attending a regional learning and sharing forum for thirty-five UWASNET member organizations in Busoga region. One of the items on the agenda was training members in the “Sanitation As A Business” model which is aimed at changing people’s…

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